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DTN Grain Close: Wheat Leads Lower, Lacks Demand

DTN Grain Close: Wheat Leads Lower, Lacks Demand

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Feb 27, 2017

Corn, soybeans and wheat all closed lower Monday, pressured by favorable crop conditions in South America and relief among wheat traders that the weekend’s colder temperatures have passed. First notice day for March grains is set for Tuesday.   Grain

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Peanut Stocks: Utilization Up 1%, Stocks 0.9 Bln Pounds Bellow Last Year

Peanut Stocks: Utilization Up 1%, Stocks 0.9 Bln Pounds Bellow Last Year

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 27, 2017

Peanut stocks reported in commercial storage on January 31, 2017 totaled 3.97 billion pounds of equivalent farmer stock, compared with 4.86 billion pounds a year ago. This total includes 3.29 billion pounds of actual farmer stock. Shelled peanuts on hand

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Trump Order Takes Aim at Cutting Fed Regulations and Costs – DTN

Trump Order Takes Aim at Cutting Fed Regulations and Costs – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 27, 2017

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday requiring federal agencies to establish task forces aimed at cutting federal regulations considered to be “costly” and “unnecessary,” according to the president’s order.   This perhaps will open the door for

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USDA: 14 States Designated Natural Disasters Due to Drought

USDA: 14 States Designated Natural Disasters Due to Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 27, 2017

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 14 states as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Here is the list of states below followed by the number of counties affected: Florida, 8

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DTN Livestock Midday: Early-Week Market Corrections Develop in Cattle

DTN Livestock Midday: Early-Week Market Corrections Develop in Cattle

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Feb 27, 2017

Triple-digit gains are quickly developing in cattle trade early Monday. This helps to draw buyer support back into the complex following the aggressive market slide seen late last week. Hog futures remain mixed in a narrow range as traders look

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DTN Grain Midday: Traders Concerned Over Chart Selling

DTN Grain Midday: Traders Concerned Over Chart Selling

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Feb 27, 2017

Grain trade is lower at midday in slow trade; traders fear chart selling. CORN Corn trade is 3 cents lower at midday with light chart selling and limited fresh friendly news. Double-crop planting in Brazil will continue to expand in

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Slightly Higher in Subdued Trade

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Slightly Higher in Subdued Trade

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Feb 27, 2017

Trend-following funds chopped their net longs 8,938 lots. Total cash online sales slipped a bit to 13,246 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures traded slightly higher in subdued early dealings Monday after opening unchanged overnight on the session low in

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Estimated ARC-CO Payments for 2016

Estimated ARC-CO Payments for 2016

👤By Gary Schnitkey, Nick Paulson, Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔Feb 27, 2017

On February 23, the National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released county yields for the 2016 crop year. With these yield estimates, fairly accurate estimates of 2016 Agricultural Risk Coverage at the county level (ARC-CO) payments can be obtained. We present

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Texas: Ranch and Farm Expo, Wichita Falls, March 8-9

Texas: Ranch and Farm Expo, Wichita Falls, March 8-9

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Feb 27, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer two days of educational programs during the eighth annual Wichita Falls Ranch and Farm Expo to be held March 8-9 at the J.S. Bridwell Agricultural Center, 111 N. Burnett St., Wichita Falls.

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DTN Livestock Open: Cattle See Encouraging Fundamentals

DTN Livestock Open: Cattle See Encouraging Fundamentals

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Feb 27, 2017

Look for the cattle complex to open higher, supported by encouraging fundamentals and the premium structure of feedlot cash. Lean hog contracts should also begin with a firm undertone tied to short covering the adjustments of extreme board discounts. Cattle:

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Farm Weather: LaNina is Dead, Expect Warm Trends to Continue – Podcast

Farm Weather: LaNina is Dead, Expect Warm Trends to Continue – Podcast

Brad Rippy, USDA meteorologist talks about U.S. spring weather and the forecast for farmers in this short podcast with USDA reporter Rod Bain. http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_376088E82D284B2583BC7C21B770ECD1.MP3